Company Details

First Choice Maintenance Inc.



Company: First Choice Maintenance Inc.

Business information: We are a self-performing company operating through a network of fully licensed Tradesmen. As a fully integrated commercial building maintenance solution, we offer diverse knowledge and a hands-on approach in maintaining small or large-scale facilities to single or multiple facilities optimizing the maximum value and functionality of commercial property.

  • Business Location: 1999 Savage Road Unit 148, Richmond, BC, V6V 0A5
  • Work Location: Multiple locations throughout Vancouver Island (50 stores)
  • Type of Employment: Full time – Permanent
  • Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description

  • Read blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine layout of plumbing system, water supply network and waste and drainage systems
  • Install, repair and maintain domestic, commercial or industrial plumbing fixtures and systems
  • Locate and mark positions for pipe connections, passage holes and fixtures in walls and floors
  • Cut opening in walls and floors to accommodate pipe and pipe fittings
  • Join pipes using couplings, clamps, screws, bolts, cement or soldering, brazing and welding equipment
  • Test pipes for leaks using air and water pressure gauges
  • Determine piping system requirements and pipe sizing
  • Measure, cut, thread and bend pipes to required shape and size
  • Prepare tenders and quotations
  • Instruct apprentices
  • Estimate costs and materials
  • Represent the company in a professional and courteous manner on each call, keeping customer-service at the forefront
  • Diagnose on-site problems, continual value-added communication, and proper maintenance with the customer
  • Work in cooperation with other trades and labourers to ensure that all specifications, legislation/policies are met, and to ensure efficient completion of any project
  • Perform general and specific equipment inspections
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of all modern equipment and regulations
  • Adhere to all safety rules and procedures and relevant regulatory requirements
  • Train (supplied by IGC) in water filtration
  • Small equipment repair
  • May be required to assist in some handyman tasks


  • Education: Completion of high school
  • Experience: A minimum of three years of experience in plumbing is required. If the candidate does not have at least 3 years of experience, a post-secondary certificate OR completion of a four-to five-year apprenticeship program is required.
  • Heavy lifting may be required up to 50 lbs. (23kg)
  • Driver’s license is required
  • Must be physically capable of performing all work required of this position
  • Must have very strong communication skills with ability to go above and beyond.
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Computer Skills and mobile applications skills are a great asset
  • Able to quote and complete projects in a timely manner.
  • Work site environment: Confined spaces, Wet/damp
  • Personal Suitability: Team player, Client focus, Accurate
  • Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Physically demanding, Work under pressure, Handling heavy loads, Hand-eye co-ordination, Large workload, Bending, Crouching, and Kneeling.

Salary: $34.00 to $35.00 per hour, 40- 45 Hours per week

Benefits: Extended medical insurance after 3 months. Cellphone, credit card and vehicle provided. Travel expenses will be covered if the worker needs to relocate.

Important Information:

Flexibility on schedule is required. We offer our services 24/7. Schedule is Monday to Sunday with 2 days off on a rotational basis. Shifts are usually from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM or 4:00 PM to 12:00 AM but they may vary depending on our business’ needs. On call work might be needed. Overtime may be required.

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Apply by mail to: 1999 Savage Road Unit 148, Richmond, BC, V6V 0A5

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